Acquisition Philosophy

Acquisition Philosophy

Enghouse Systems is a consistently profitable, vertically focused enterprise software company with a diversified product suite and global market presence. At Enghouse, acquisitions form one of the core pillars of our growth strategy.  We employ a buy and hold approach to our acquisitions as we believe in long term sustainability. Today, we acquire, integrate and operate companies in over 25 countries across the globe.

Enghouse Advantage

Forever home for your business

Buy and Hold

Exceptional results are possible if we plan for the long-term. We do not “flip/sell” acquired businesses.

Cash buyer

Cash Buyer

No financing requirements as we have ample cash to fund our acquisitions. We use our streamlined process and an internal team of professionals to close acquisitions quickly.

Reputation in the market

Reputation in the Market

With a stellar reputation for being a reliable Buyer, we offer a high certainty of closing as per the agreed upon terms of a Letter of Intent.



Engage in a direct, honest and transparent manner in all our activities. We conduct all the research upfront and provide deal terms which we honour.

Commitment to continuity

Commitment to Continuity

Emphasis on a smooth (rapid) transition for your employees, customers, partners and products to minimize disruption or uncertainty in the business.

Ongoing support and investment

Ongoing Support and Investment

We do not end-of-life the acquired products nor force migration to our next generation products unless the customers chose to do so.

Experienced buyer

Experienced Buyer

We acquire standalone businesses, carve-outs, divestitures from public or private companies.

Acquisition Criteria

    • Vertically focused enterprise software companies involved in:
      • Contact Center, Customer Experience and Unified Communications
      • Video Collaboration/Conferencing and Virtual Healthcare
      • Transportation, Fleet Management and Supply Chain
      • Public Safety
      • Transit and Automated Fare Collection
      • Telecom Service Providers Software including OSS, BSS, VAS, IPTV & Infrastructure
      • Specialized product areas such as survey and expense management
    • Strong recurring revenue (SaaS, subscription, maintenance or hosted)
    • Companies (public, private or divestitures) with revenue greater than $5 million
    • Profitable or unprofitable
    • Owners can stay to help grow the business globally or transition out of the business
    • Software companies involved in a new sector with:
      • Mission-critical software in a fragmented industry
      • Revenue over $20 million with good recurring revenue and customer retention
      • Good management team to grow the business organically or via acquisitions
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